W15 YEARLING POW CONTROL CENTER, WA
DURING WW2

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LOCATION - 221 kms east of Perth, WA, between Corrigin and Wickepin. 

 

DATES - 19th April 1944 - 29th September 1945 (disbanded) POWs attached to surrounding PWCCs

 

STRENGTH - Commenced with 100 Italian POWs. Increased to 125 by 22nd February 1945.

 

No of FARMS ASSISTED Maximum 51 in May 1945

 

O.C.s
Lt W Baker 19th April 1944 - 12th October 1944

 

2IC - Not known

 

ADDRESS - Not known

 

PREVIOUS STATUS - Not known

 

CURRENT STATUS  - Not known

 

POW Control Centers

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

I'd like to thank Ernie Polis for his kind assistance with information for this and many other pages about POW and Internment camps in Western Australia.

 

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